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The Assisted Director Podcast

Sep 28, 2020

Topics mentioned in this episode:

  • Who is Lance Walker? 
  • What are some of Lance’s insights about teaching in a rural area? 
  • What made Lance realize it was time to move on to a new program? 
  • How did teaching middle school prepare Lance for his current job? 
  • What is the value of maintaining a portfolio? 
  • What is one...


Sep 14, 2020

Topics mentioned in this episode:

  • Who is Moises Correa?
  • What was Moises’ first year of teaching like? 
  • How was Moises able to cope with some of the experiences of the beginning of the school year? 
  • How did Moises manage his work/life balance during his first year of teaching? 
  • How was Moises’ first UIL...


Aug 24, 2020

Topics mentioned in this episode:

  • Who is Cynthia Mixon? 
  • What were communication, planning, and logistics like at Cynthia’s respective band programs during her years as an assistant director? 
  • What kinds of discussions did Cynthia have with her mentors during her years as an assistant director? 
  • How did Cynthia...


Aug 17, 2020

Topics mentioned in this episode:

  • What can you expect from The Assisted Director this fall? 
  • Why is having a mentor so important, especially right now?
  • What are common objections or hesitations to joining an intensive mentorship program? 

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Aug 10, 2020

Show Notes 

Topics mentioned in this episode:

  • Who is Rey Benitez? 
  • What was Rey’s transition to a new head director position like at the beginning of last school year?
  • What were Rey’s circumstances like during the start of quarantine? 
  • How did Rey and his assistant divide duties during the online learning process?